Doris May Turner

20 December 1906–29 November 1998 (Age 92)
England, United Kingdom

The Life of Doris May

When Doris May Turner was born on 20 December 1906, in England, United Kingdom, her father, George Charles Turner, was 41 and her mother, Alice Annie, was 35. She married Ray F. Coffee on 21 August 1932, in Prescott, Yavapai, Arizona, United States. She died on 29 November 1998, in Benson, Cochise, Arizona, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in High Street Cemetery, Benson, Cochise, Arizona, United States.

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Ray F. Coffee
Doris May Turner
Marriage: 21 August 1932

Spouse and Children

21 August 1932
Prescott, Yavapai, Arizona, United States

Parents and Siblings

    George Charles Turner


    Alice Annie




    Annie Elizabeth L Turner


    George William Turner


    Harry Turner


    Alice Rose Turner


    Ivy Pretroria Turner


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1914 · Britain Enters the Great War

Age 8

After Germany declared war Russia, Britain entered The Great War and declared war on Germany on August 4, 1914. The war ended on November 11, 1918, as Germany signed an armistice that brought fighting to a halt.

Age 25

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: occupational name for a maker of objects of wood, metal, or bone by turning on a lathe, from Anglo-Norman French torner (Old French tornier, Latin tornarius, a derivative of tornus ‘lathe’). The surname may also derive from any of various other senses of Middle English turn, for example a turnspit, a translator or interpreter, or a tumbler.2 English: nickname for a fast runner, from Middle English turnen ‘to turn’ + ‘hare’.3 English: occupational name for an official in charge of a tournament, Old French tornei (in origin akin to 1).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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